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Has gravity taken its toll on your body and left you with sagging breasts and low self-esteem?
A breast lift can lift the position of your breasts. Some patients also experience an improved level of self-esteem after the procedure as their breasts look how they want them to look.
As we age gravity and other factors such as pregnancy, breastfeeding and weight loss take its toll on our bodies, leaving us with sagging, less volumous breasts. At our Perth plastic surgery we are able to use a breast lift to reshape and lift the breasts to a more full and desirable position. The surgery will involve tightening the skin and repositioning the breasts for a firmer and perkier bosom. This procedure will not alter the size of your breasts; however it will rejuvenate your shape and profile with a youthful and uplifted appearance. A breast lift can be performed in conjunction with an augmentation to provide volume for those requiring it.
If you would like more volume in your breasts as well as more upper breast fullness, then a breast lift alone will not achieve this. A breast implant will be needed in addition to the breast lift to enhance the breast size, volume and upper breast fullness. This is known as an augmentation mastopexy, which is technically a more challenging procedure.
Traditionally, an augmentation mastopexy (breast lift and enlargement) are performed in stages – first the breast lift and once the patient has healed, the second stage will be a breast enlargement with an implant. This is due to the competing forces that occur during a single stage augmentation mastopexy where the tissues and skin are tightened in a lift (as well as the breast gland being reshaped and repositioned). While on the other hand, an implant is enlarging the breast and putting tension on the reduced skin envelope.
Despite this, an augmentation mastopexy can be performed at the one operation but it is not as simple, and it is not unusual if minor revisions are required in the future.
During a breast life Dr Anh will also be able to improve the appearance of the nipples and areolas if they should point downward or are stretched or enlarged. Dr Anh will discuss this with you prior to surgery.
Dr Anh and her cosmetic consultants will spend about 45 minutes with you to gain a better understanding of why you are seeking a breast lift, what results you want to achieve from the mastopexy and what your expectations are of having the procedure. Dr Anh will obtain a medical and surgical history and then examine you, after which she will recommend which treatments will give you the best possible result.
For more information on Breast Lift, please contact our friendly team today. If you are ready for a consultation about your desired treatment or procedure please call Dr Anh today on (08) 9322 2659